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[movies]Communications and Our Town - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
SHOWS A VARIETY OF TYPES OF COMMUNICATION, DIVIDED INTO THOSE SEEN & THOSE HEARD. THIS WEB OF COMMUNICATIONS IS EXPLAINED IN TERMS OF ITS SOCIAL EFFECT ASA LINK BETWEEN PEOPLE. A nameless telephone company lineman spends an amazing amount of time explaining "communication" to two young boys.
Downloads: 150
[movies]Transportation (Bus, Truck, Taxi) - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
SURVEYS BUS, TRUCK & TAXI METHODS OF TRANSPORTATION. DESCRIBES EXECUTIVE & SUPERVISORY POSITIONS, DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES, OPPORTUNITIES & ABILITY TO DEAL WITH PUBLIC. Many stock shots to log. 00:30 Traffic, city, buses, trolleys, street cars, subways, trucks, taxis (all shown throughout film as well). 01:06 People boarding bus 01:28 Doctor taking man's blood pressure 01:36 Hands signing document 01:45 Man in suit interviews man in leather jacket across desk...
Downloads: 233
[movies]Fire and Police Service - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Vocational film showing the work of emergency service personnel.
Keywords: Occupations: Public safety
Downloads: 4,060 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Restaurant Operator, The - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
SURVEYS JOBS AVAILABLE IN RESTAURANT BUSINESS & TRAINING NEEDED. Skeletal Entry
Downloads: 88
[movies]Finding Your Life Work - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Some good stock shots to be logged. Appraisal. Reported good for (1) indicating steps in a systematic selection of a vocation, (2) suggesting the character traits helpful in obtaining and keeping work, and (3) indicating the possible vocational contribution of various school subjects to vocational training. Found useful in directing students' attention toward the selection of a vocation. It was indicated that the film would be most useful as an introduction to or an overview of the problem of vo...
Downloads: 169
[movies]Dairy Industry, The - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
PRESENTS THE WORK INVOLVED IN PRODUCTION, PROCESSING & MARKETING THE PRODUCTS OF THE DAIRY FARM.
Downloads: 113
[movies]Air Transportation - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Workings of a commercial airline before air travel became a mass phenomenon.
Keywords: Occupations: Aviation
Downloads: 9,087 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Radio and Television - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Appraisal. Good for (1) showing occupations in radio and television, (2) giving impressions of the nature of the work and the training required in various radio and television jobs, and (3) stressing the importance of selecting reputable schools for training in the more technical aspects of the field. The film includes a great variety of occupations from those of little skill to those requiring great technical ability...
Downloads: 265
[movies]Pharmacist, The - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
PORTRAYS THE VARIOUS TYPES OF WORK IN PHARMACY, THE TRAINING NECESSARY & WHERE IT MAY BE OBTAINED. Zero = first title 00:00 Bacteria under microscope 00:20 Sick child 00:35 Quarantine signs being posted for various diseases 00:48 Pharmacist in laboratory; beakers, test tubes, Bunsen burners, etc. 01:22 Exterior shot of corner drugstore 01:35 Interior shot of corner drugstore 01:52 CU prescription 01:57 Pharmacist fills prescriptions 02:29 Hands typing 02:40 Small pieces of paper being stamped 02...
Downloads: 218
[movies]Automotive Service - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Contents. Impressions of the different jobs in automotive service and suggestions on training leading to entrance and to advancement in the trade. Views of an ancient car, contrasted with scenes on busy streets and highways, illustrate the commentator's statement that with the growth of the automobile industry has come an increased demand for skilled automobile workmen. A mechanic replaces a camshaft, and grinds valves on an L-head and a valve-in-head engine as the commentator points out that in...
Downloads: 145
[movies]Bookkeeping and Accounting - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Describes the many jobs that bookkeepers and accountants perform, the tools and education each must have, and the types of advancement possible. household budgeting; butcher shop; bookkeepers; accountants; spread sheets; checkwriting; bills; calculators: chief accountant or controller; CPAs; teamwork of audits; strong moral character essential; cost-accounting (time and motion studies) FBI accountants; tax return work; 1945 female bookkeepers and male accountants in the workplace...
Downloads: 260
[movies]Sheet Metal Worker, The - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Vocational guidance and training film.
Keywords: Occupations: Metalworking
Downloads: 4,891 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Pharmacist, The - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Career opportunities.
Keywords: Occupations: Pharmacy
Downloads: 11,570 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Century of Progress Exposition, A (aka Bits of the Fair) - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
VS Indian Village at 1933 Chicago World's Fair Lama Temple The Fair at Night (good shots)
Downloads: 52
[movies]Life Insurance Occupations - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
EXPLAINS SERVICES OF INSURANCE COMPANIES TO THE PUBLIC & DESCRIBES VARIOUS CAREERS WITH INSURANCE COMPANIES. INCLUDES ACTUARIAL WORK, LEGAL DEPT, CLAIMS ADJUSTMENT, MEDICAL SERVICE, & CLERICAL JOBS. SHOWS OPPORTUNITIES FOR INITIAL EMPLOYMENT.
Downloads: 44
[movies]Transportation: Bus, Truck, and Taxi - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Jobs moving people.
Keywords: Occupations: Transportation
Downloads: 6,391 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Baking Industry, The - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Vocational film about careers in baking. Discussion of commercial baking industry. The Baking Industry 02:49:00 CU Lady slicing bread 02:50:30 Bread on an assembly line 02:51:30 Dough machine 02:52:52 Dough rising, thermometer in dough 02:53:00 Racks of bread 02:53:56 Loaves on assembly line
Downloads: 990 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Radio and Television - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
View of the radio industry as it existed in 1940, showing potential occupations at every level. Introduces the new industry of television, emphasizing its need for specially skilled workers. Useful imagery of the electronic media in the pre-World War II era.
Keywords: Occupations: Broadcasting; Media: Radio; Media: Television
Downloads: 15,002 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Radio and Television - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Appraisal. Good for (1) showing occupations in radio and television, (2) giving impressions of the nature of the work and the training required in various radio and television jobs, and (3) stressing the importance of selecting reputable schools for training in the more technical aspects of the field. The film includes a great variety of occupations from those of little skill to those requiring great technical ability...
Downloads: 166
[movies]Machinist and Tool Maker, The - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.

Keywords: Occupations: Machinist
Downloads: 9,104 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Photography - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Careers in photography and cinematography.
Keywords: Occupations: Photography; Media: Photography; Motion pictures: Production
Downloads: 12,899 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Machinist and Toolmaker, The - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.

Downloads: 360
[movies]Woodworker, The - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Woodworking in mills, construction and cabinetmaking.
Keywords: Occupations: Woodworking
Downloads: 54,419 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Woodworker, The - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Shots: Rough carpentry in woodworking; building forms for concrete; plywood; hog houses; chicken coops; sheathing; erecting roofs; installing inside finish; stairs; hanging doors; woodworking mill; machine operators; cabinet shops; patternmaking for casting; opportunities in the woodworking fields; Contents. Impressions of various woodworking jobs and the training and qualification required to enter them...
Downloads: 278
[movies]Printing - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
ILLUSTRATES THE OPPORTUNITIES & TRAINING AVAILABLE IN THE FIELD OF PRINTING. SHOWS HAND TYPESETTING, LINOTYPE, MONOTYPE, DISPLAY, MAKE-UP & LAYOUT. Vocational film about careers in the printing industry.
Downloads: 247
[movies]Life Insurance Occupations - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Career opportunities in the industry.
Keywords: Occupations: Insurance
Downloads: 1,893 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Welding Operator, The - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Methods of welding and occupational prospects for welders.
Keywords: Occupations: Welding
Downloads: 10,487 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Nursing - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Careers for women and men.
Keywords: Occupations: Health care; Gender roles; Medicine: Nursing
Downloads: 8,586 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Finding Your Life's Work - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Classic vocational guidance film produced to snap America's teenagers out of a Depression mood.
Keywords: Occupations: Vocational
Downloads: 7,087 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Journalism - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Shows writing and editing jobs for newspapers and magazines in the deep analog era.
Keywords: Occupations: Media; Communication: Writing; Media: Newspapers
Downloads: 7,186 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Telephone and Telegraph - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Telecommunications workers in the analog era.
Keywords: Occupations: Communications; Communication: Telephone; Communication: Telegraph
Downloads: 10,269 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Bookkeeping and Accounting - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Work of the bookkeeper and accountant in the pre-computer era.
Keywords: Occupations: Accountancy
Downloads: 4,891 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Communications and Our Town - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
A telephone technician explains to two young boys how different types of communication foster links and interdependence between people.
Keywords: Communication: General; Interdependence; Sociology
Downloads: 5,174 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Electrician, The - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Work of the electrician in three major fields: power and lighting, communication, and transportation.
Keywords: Occupations: Electrical
Downloads: 5,552 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Restaurant Operator, The - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Jobs in food service.
Keywords: Occupations: Food service
Downloads: 3,751 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Radio and Television - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Appraisal. Good for (1) showing occupations in radio and television, (2) giving impressions of the nature of the work and the training required in various radio and television jobs, and (3) stressing the importance of selecting reputable schools for training in the more technical aspects of the field. The film includes a great variety of occupations from those of little skill to those requiring great technical ability...
Downloads: 150
[movies]Librarian, The - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
"SHOWS THE WORK OF A CATALOGUER, THE SCHOOL LIBRARIAN, THE REFERENCE LIBRARIAN,  THE  LIBRARIAN WHO WORKS WIITH CHILDREN & THE LIBRARIAN WHO SPECIALIZES IN A  FIELD." 00:01:00 Pan of bookcases 00:02:02 CU Blind man reading braille Lots of library interiors
Keywords: library science
[movies]Librarian, The - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Shows the work of different library personnel.
Keywords: Occupations: Librarians
Downloads: 48,253 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(12 reviews)
[movies]Automotive Service - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Opportunities for employment servicing America's vast motor fleet.
Keywords: Occupations: Automotive; Car culture: General; Automobiles: Service and repair
Downloads: 3,142,441 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Printing - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Printing occupations, opportunities and technologies before electronics and computers changed the world.
Keywords: Occupations: Printing; Communication: Printing
Downloads: 26,870 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
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